How to Handle Cryptocurrency Losses and Gains This Tax Year

Cryptocurrency may know no boundaries, but the tax man does. After a rocky year in the blockchain market, many investors need to know how to handle this year’s taxes. Both gains and losses will have a profound impact on your tax situation. Like any investment property, handling this well can save you a lot of money. Doing it badly can cost you just as much. Here are four tips to [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Media Mentions|

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency 2019 Predictions – Vol. XII

We continue our series of predictions from the industry’s thought leaders on what may happen in the coming year.  By almost any measure, 2018 was a challenging year for the blockchain/cryptocurrency industries. Beyond the usual issues facing young businesses in hiring, marketing, technology and financing, companies were engaged in a crisis of confidence with investors, as the crypto markets lost 80 percent of their overall value from the beginning of [...]

December 29th, 2018|Categories: Media Mentions|

The best prepaid cards of 2019 | Credit Karma

In a Nutshell: The best prepaid card options include cards that offer rewards, sky-high interest rates on your savings and low fees. Whether you can’t qualify for a credit card or you simply don’t want one, a prepaid debit card can help you manage your money without sacrificing the convenience that plastic has to offer. The best prepaid cards offer valuable benefits and low fees. Here are our top picks.   [...]

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Media Mentions|

Could Blockchain Innovations Improve Latency And Inefficiency In Banking?

Ah, latency. That seven-letter word takes nearly seven seconds to say and what feels like forever to settle. In simple terms, latency is the delay before data is moved. In the banking world, latency is the time it takes for money to move across a ledger, which is a book of accounts where transactions are balanced. According to Merriam-Webster, the word "ledger" comes from the English dialect form leggen, meaning "to [...]

October 30th, 2018|Categories: Media Mentions|

Things young professionals should consider when getting first credit card: Money Matters

I have a daughter who graduated in the spring from college and has her first job now. She is looking for her own credit card. She has had her own AMEX for years, but under my account. She has zero debt but has really no credit history, since the AMEX was my account. Will this impact getting card approval? What is the best bet to get a card? She makes $42,000. Would [...]

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Media Mentions|

Best Prepaid Debit Cards 2018

A prepaid debit card can serve as a budgeting tool or an all-out replacement for a bank account — and the best prepaid cards offer convenience while charging few fees. Prepaid cards are easy to get. There’s usually no credit check, and they’re often available even if you can’t get a bank account because of a bad banking history. Unlike with a credit card, you load funds onto prepaid cards [...]

October 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Mentions|